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Meaning and name origin

Rebekah \r(e)-be-kah\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rebekah is "to bind". Rebekah is a variant of Rebecca (Hebrew); biblical: Rebekah, noted in the Genesis account as a maiden of beauty, modesty, and kindness, became the wife of Abraham's son, Isaac.


Rebekah has 16 variant forms: Rebakah, Rebbeca, Rebbecca, Rebbecka, Rebeca, Rebecah, Rebeccah, Rebecka, Rebeckah, Rebeckia, Rebeka, Rebekha, Rebekka, Rebekkah, Rebekke, Ribecca.


Rebekah is a very popular first name for females (#525 out of 4276, Top 12%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rebekah for girls. Rebekah reached its highest rank of #145 in the U.S. in 1992. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rebekah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rebekah outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rebekah and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rebecca (#184), Rebekah (#500), Rebecka and Rebeca. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rebeca, Rebecca, Rebekah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rebecca, Rebecka, Rebekah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Reveka and Revekah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rebekah.